PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - Feb 7

Feb 7 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- ViacomCBS Inc is taking steps to make programming across the media company's properties available through one video-streaming offering, according to a person familiar with the matter, building upon its current CBS All Access service.

- AT&T's Warner Bros is finalizing agreements with the cast of "Friends" for a reunion special that will likely be used to launch the HBO Max streaming service this spring, people familiar with the matter said.

- Elliott Management Corp has quietly built up a more than $2.5 billion stake in Japan's SoftBank Group Corp and is pushing the sprawling technology giant to make changes that would boost its share price, according to people familiar with the matter.

- Aurora Cannabis Inc said on Thursday that Chief Executive Officer Terry Booth is retiring, amid hundreds of layoffs and a restructuring plan aimed at cutting costs.

- Access Industries Inc's Warner Music Group Corp filed documents to sell shares to the public amid a streaming-fueled resurgence in the music industry.

- DXC Technology Co has appointed Chris Drumgoole, Chief Information Officer of General Electric Co and a veteran of the company's cloud efforts, as its new technology chief. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)